Hip Hop

Years 5 and 6 have just completed a six week project on hip hop and rap. As a musical genre which is now so prominent in the world around them they found it enlightening to explore it’s musical features, history and social context, as well as listening to and appraising some of the landmark recordings.

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Daffodil dissection UKS2

After learning all about sexual and asexual reproduction in plants, we became scientists looking for evidence of how daffodils reproduce. By carefully dissecting the flower, we found both male and female parts (including stigma, stamen, and even ovules!) showing that daffodils reproduce sexually.

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Art UKS2

Following from last weeks potato print folk art, this week our budding artists went solo- creating their own folk art landscapes using patterns in fine pens. Firstly they planned there design and sectioned out their landscape. Then they blocked each section with a colour and pattern, often linked to arable farming. We think you’ll agree […]

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Geography UKS2

This half term, we have been learning all about food growing, from allotments to food miles. For this weeks learning, we have studied two case studies of farming around the world. Starting in North America, we learned about citrus farming in California – where the climate and conditions are perfect for these juicy fruits! Then […]

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UKS2 Science

We have been learning about life cycles this term, and this week was the turn of.., amphibians. We created these disc spinners to demonstrate the stages of the amphibian life cycle. We are also lucky enough to have some frogspawn donated to school so we can see this in action!

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UKS2 Geography

Should we eat seasonally? Is it ok to import food? We learned about seasonality and how it is possible to buy foods in supermarkets that are out of season. Pretending to be chefs, we designed a seasonal menu for a given month using seasonality calendars. We then talked about the environmental impact of importing foods, […]

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UKS2 Science Week

For British science week , years 5 and 6 investigated what makes the ultimate game of bowling. We discussed what variables we could change, and designed 4 different games to test out the different variables (with differing success).

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Young Music Critics

Some classes listened to a wide selection of Christmas songs today, from traditional carols through to contemporary pop, as they played a fun game to find their class favourite. The winning songs were: Year 1: Rockin’ Around The Christmas TreeYear 2: All I Want For Christmas Is YouYear 4: All I Want For Christmas Is […]

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UKS2 Art and RE

This half term, our key question in RE has been ‘Is the Christmas story true?’ As well as discussing which parts of the story require the most faith, we have wondered whether it really matters- and what a Christian can learn from the nativity story. To finish our topic, we have made beautiful watercolour artworks […]

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UKS2 Victorian Role Play

In our ‘Revolutions’ History topic, we have learned all about different aspects of Victorian lives over many lessons. This week, we consolidated our learning with some role play and performances. In groups, we prepared a typical scene from a Victorian Britain; from a pickpocket at the market, to breakfast in the slums. After working together […]

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